DDF3 Fuel Polishing System

IPU Diesel Defence DDF3 polishing unit.

IPU Diesel Defence DDF3 polishing unit.

The DDF3 Fuel Polishing System is a compact floor-mounted fuel polishing system designed specifically for removing the sludge and particulate residue typically found at the bottom of tanks. With dual particulate and water removal and flow rates of up to 150 l/min, the DDF3 will keep your fuel ready for use anytime it is required.




DDF3 Fuel Polishing System Features & Benefits



  • Compact floor mounted unit.
  • Flow rates of up to 150 l/min.
  • Push button or touchscreen control.
  • High volume dirt holding capacity to deliver ISO cleanliness codes of 18/16/13 or better.
  • Optional high performance Filtasorb2 inserts to achieve 100ppm or better.
  • Dual stage filtration.
  • Extensive selection of filter cell inserts to suit every clean-up application.
  • Differential pressure gauge indication of system performance.
  • 7 day programmable timer.
  • Water drain valve on sump of filter housing.
  • Rugged frame with integral drip tray.
  • Safety features as standard; emergency stop, beacon alarm & float switch.
  • Suitable for most diesel, kerosene and biodiesel (B100).



  • Clean, dry fuel, ready for use when required.
  • Recover and reuse contaminated fuels.
  • Low running costs.
  • Can be moved between tanks or dedicated to a single tank.
  • Dual stag filtration.
  • Ideal for tank cleaning and fuel recovery.
  • Optional real time analysis of oil/fuel cleanliness levels enabling cleaning to a pre-set ISO level.
  • Ideal for remote facilities.
Model DDF3
Flow rate (l/m) 150
Indicative tank size (l) 80,000
Filtration Efficiency (max.)  99.9%
Particulate Removal (min.) 1 µm
No. filter housings 2
Filter size & type Size 1
Enclosure None / GRP
Control System Push-Button / Touch-Screen
Pump Type Self Priming Centrifugal or as specified
Maximum System Pressure 3 bar
Remote Emergency Stop Yes with Enclosure Version
Differential Pressure Indicator Dual Electrical
Float Switch Yes
Voltage (V) 230
Frequency (Hz) 50
Noise Level (dBA @ 1m) < 85
Operating Temperature (°C) 0 to 50°C
Environmental Protection IP66
Dimensions (mm) 1591 (h) x 1214 (w) x 540 (d)
Dry Weight (kg) 192
Inlet Connections 1.5″ BSP
Outlet Connections 1.5″ BSP
BMS System Yes